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rag·bag

 (răg′băg′)
n.
1. A bag for storing rags.
2. A motley collection; a hodgepodge.

ragbag

(ˈræɡˌbæɡ)
n
1. a bag for storing odd rags
2. a confused assortment; jumble: a ragbag of ideas.
3. informal a scruffy or slovenly person
[C19]

rag•bag

(ˈrægˌbæg)

n.
1. a bag in which rags are kept.
2. a mixture or conglomeration.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ragbag - a motley assortment of thingsragbag - a motley assortment of things  
assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety, mixture - a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
2.ragbag - a bag in which rags are kept
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"

ragbag

noun mixture, jumble, medley, mixed bag (informal), potpourri, miscellany, hotchpotch, omnium-gatherum, confusion a ragbag of right-wing liberals, Flemish nationalists and greens
Translations

ragbag

[ˈrægbæg] N (= mixture) → mezcolanza f (Sew) → bolsa f de recortes
it's a ragbag of a bookes un libro muy farragoso, el libro es todo un fárrago

ragbag

[ˈrægbæg] n [ideas, people, things] → ramassis mrag doll npoupée f de chiffon

ragbag

[ˈrægˌbæg] n (fig) (mixture) → guazzabuglio, accozzaglia
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